|Born:||August 28, 1940|
San Antonio, Texas
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school:||Wheatley (Houston, Texas)|
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Willie Mitchell (born August 28, 1940) is a former professional football cornerback who played eight professional seasons 1964-1971. After winning the League Championship with the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs in 1966, he started for them in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game, and was on the Chiefs team that won the 1969 AFL Championship and then defeated the NFL's heavily favored Minnesota Vikings in the fourth and final AFL-NFL World Championship Game.
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